Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 36 29
Rank change year-on-year -15 -7 -13
Contract jobs citing J2EE 39 82 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.96% 9.23% 6.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.04% 20.65% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 55 29
Essex median daily rate £488 £500 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +56.25% -18.47%
10th Percentile £344 £269 £220
90th Percentile £638 £588 £400
East of England median daily rate £510 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% +20.00% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 18
Essex median hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.16% +6.47% -8.55%
10th Percentile £31.05 £30.00 £30.93
90th Percentile £35.35 £40.00 £42.78
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year -12.16% +6.47% -8.55%

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 299 397 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.99% 44.71% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 268 126
Essex median daily rate £525 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +35.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £391 £275 £220
90th Percentile £600 £588 £475
East of England median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 22
Essex median hourly rate £35.54 £37.25 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.59% +11.19% -11.84%
10th Percentile £26.52 £31.08 £30.30
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £42.74
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £33.60
% change year-on-year -6.67% +11.61% -7.31%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Essex region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea +3 22 £488 -8.11% 1
Basildon +3 2 £488 -
Brentwood +2 2 £475 +48.44%
J2EE
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 30 (76.92%) Oracle
2 22 (56.41%) Java
3 21 (53.85%) Unix
4 18 (46.15%) SQL
5 17 (43.59%) JBoss
6 16 (41.03%) WebLogic
6 16 (41.03%) Shell Script
6 16 (41.03%) Middleware
6 16 (41.03%) Jenkins
7 15 (38.46%) Linux
7 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (35.90%) Apache
8 14 (35.90%) webMethods
8 14 (35.90%) BEA
9 13 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 13 (33.33%) Solaris
9 13 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
10 12 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (28.21%) PL/SQL
12 10 (25.64%) Perl
12 10 (25.64%) XML
12 10 (25.64%) Scrum
12 10 (25.64%) TDD
13 9 (23.08%) SOA
13 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
13 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
14 8 (20.51%) Coaching
14 8 (20.51%) User Stories

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (43.59%) JBoss
2 16 (41.03%) WebLogic
3 14 (35.90%) Apache
4 8 (20.51%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (12.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
6 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
7 2 (5.13%) CMS
7 2 (5.13%) Confluence
8 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (2.56%) IIS
8 1 (2.56%) Jetty
8 1 (2.56%) Mongrel
8 1 (2.56%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (2.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (2.56%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) GitHub
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.56%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) HTTP
1 5 (12.82%) SSL
1 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) FTP
2 1 (2.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.26%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (2.56%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (2.56%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.56%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.38%) CA Gen
2 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 6 (15.38%) Selenium
3 5 (12.82%) Maven
3 5 (12.82%) SoapUI
3 5 (12.82%) Subversion
4 3 (7.69%) AccuRev
4 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.69%) JMeter
4 3 (7.69%) JUnit
4 3 (7.69%) PowerDesigner
4 3 (7.69%) Zephyr
5 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
5 2 (5.13%) ClearCase
5 2 (5.13%) ClearQuest
5 2 (5.13%) JIRA
5 2 (5.13%) LoadUI
6 1 (2.56%) Gradle
6 1 (2.56%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
1 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Backend Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Development Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (5.13%) Website Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) Middleware
2 10 (25.64%) XML
3 5 (12.82%) HTML
3 5 (12.82%) Web Services
4 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.26%) SOAP
5 3 (7.69%) Ajax
5 3 (7.69%) CSS
5 3 (7.69%) HTML5
5 3 (7.69%) JSP
5 3 (7.69%) XHTML
5 3 (7.69%) XML Messaging
5 3 (7.69%) XML Schema
5 3 (7.69%) XSD
6 2 (5.13%) Java EE
6 2 (5.13%) Sass
6 2 (5.13%) Servlets
6 2 (5.13%) Spring
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
7 1 (2.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Data Structures
1 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
1 3 (7.69%) Reference Data
2 2 (5.13%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) SystemC
3 1 (2.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Unix
2 15 (38.46%) Linux
3 13 (33.33%) Solaris
4 12 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 13 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
3 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (25.64%) Scrum
4 10 (25.64%) TDD
5 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 9 (23.08%) SOA
5 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 8 (20.51%) Coaching
6 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
6 8 (20.51%) User Stories
7 7 (17.95%) DevOps
7 7 (17.95%) OO
7 7 (17.95%) RUP
7 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
8 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (15.38%) Kanban
8 6 (15.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Java
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 16 (41.03%) Shell Script
4 11 (28.21%) PL/SQL
5 10 (25.64%) Perl
6 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.26%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.56%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Ansible
2 6 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (15.38%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Oracle
2 14 (35.90%) BEA
2 14 (35.90%) webMethods
3 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
4 7 (17.95%) Pega
5 6 (15.38%) Informatica
5 6 (15.38%) WSO2
6 2 (5.13%) Adobe
6 2 (5.13%) Google
7 1 (2.56%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (2.56%) Cerner
7 1 (2.56%) Civica
7 1 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) MEDITECH
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.56%) Omniture
7 1 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (2.56%) VMware